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Sep 2, 2012 6:30pm EDT
at 71. we have an ugly forecast to share coming up. > >>> let us not forget isaac. those living on the gulf coast will not. isaac, it came as a hurricane. it seems to have done a lot of damage already. many victims are spending another day with no electricity and tropical temperatures. they are wondering when the weather will go away. >> reporter: remnants of hurricane isaac were strong enough to spawn tornadoes in arkansas saturday. isaac is gone. hurricane left behind a trial by water. >> we are getting ready to get washed -- washed away. this is the result of plaquemines parish. whole neighborhoods swamped by currents. the only way to go home is by boat. they are keeping a nervous eye north of new orleans . on saturday residents were told to evacuate quickly over fears it would rupture unleashing a wall of water 11 feet high. evacuation was later canceled. >> everybody is stabled. integrity of the structure is fine. >> reporter: for the fifth straight day, hundred of thousands suffered without electricity in the heat. >> it is humid out here. everybody is hanging out on th
ABC
Sep 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. this is what was once isaac, now just scattered rain and a tremendous amount of humidity and moisture that will keep headed our way. this will continue for the next several days. we'll talk about when we see the dry weather. that's all straight ahead. >> democracy 2012 news, the gallop pom finds that last week's republican convention had minimal impact. we have a look at what's in store. >> reporter: the party is underway in charlotte. a star studded event featuring james taylor and others, but some may be celebrating too much. two california san diegos celebrated late sun date one ended up hospitalized while the other ended up getting kicked out of the convention after getting belligerent with the police and hotel staff. >> refused to show identification. >> reporter: the convention begins tomorrow. speakers include the first lady, mary j. blige and the black eye peas. while the president continues his tour through ohio, there is this ad. it comes days after the republican convention where republican nominee mitt romney was critical of the president's term. >> this president cannot t
CSPAN
Sep 9, 2012 6:00pm EDT
which makes things really challenging. anyway, months ago, i decided t. read "isaac's storm," erik larsen's book, it is a fabulous, fabulous read. it was a classic tale of manaccn versus nature. the book is amazingly detailed, yet remarkably historic accountu of rrthe worst national disaster in u.s. history, that of courset is they, w galveston hurricane f 1900. life america at theoa turn of the century and the destruction of the city which du was at the time the jewel of th, south.who joi us it was new york city to be ofe a the gulf coast. he meticulously documented thetl stories, the author that strength us here today brings t0 life and human drama and survival of the hurricane thate8 slammed into galveston almost 100 years ago today, actuallyfos 400 years ago coming up on september 8th. the answer given that it is the 100 evers rate coming up, this is a great time for us to look back on the tragedy that unfolded, and the nonfiction yu account of erik larsen. now before i introduce his work and how he went aboutanatmy o researching this nonfiction work, i want to take a few minut
CNN
Sep 1, 2012 3:00am PDT
. >> the storm is over but the heart ache has just begun. stories of survival in the wake of hurricane isaac. >> we are the party that says america can be america for everyone. that is what this platform is about. >> all week, the spotlight was on the republicans. now it's the democrats turn. this morning, the democratic platform in focus. >> i wanted someone with blond hair and blue eyes. >> she was fired for her looks. now some say it is corporate policy. we'll look at the ugly side of retail. >>> it is saturday, september 1. good morning, i'm randi kaye. glad you are with us on this labor day weekend. we start with isaac, the storm that continues to drench the gulf coast. the storm is blamed for four deaths. one couple was found in this house in their flooded kitchen. the heavy rains caused massive flooding and it's not done yet. we have more on the lingering effects of isaac. >> reporter: randi, thousands of people living within the banks of the tangipahoa river were ordered to evacuate. there was concern that a dam up the mississippi might break. one of the lingering effects from hurric
ABC
Sep 3, 2012 5:00am EDT
with hurricane isaac victims. gordon peterson and scott thuman will be at the democratic convention in charlotte. you can look for reports during abc 7 news at 5:00 6:00 and 11:00. >> the secret service has run in problems ahead of vice president biden's speech in detroit. it seems thieves stole a u-haul truck with equipment for the event. we are told it was swiped from outside a hotel in detroit. secret service won't describe what was inside the u-haul but said the theft will not affect the visit. it is 5:08 and 72 degrees. still ahead, brace yourself if you have to fill up for the drive back from the holidays. goes prices continue to rise. we have the you're on timeout leo! some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof! some things will. you'rere on timeout leo! some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof! some things will. >> president obama heads to louisiana today to see the devastation left by hurricane isaac. the tour comes as the gulf coast cleans up the damage from the storm. parts of louisiana are still under self feet of water and thousands of people are living in shelte
CNN
Sep 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
and damage from isaac. right now, it's moving through the midwest. with it rain and relief for a part of the country in the middle of the worst drought in decades. we are talking several inches of rain from isaac. farmers are desperate for it. it may be too late. it may not be enough. here is susan candiotti with a reality now in the fields. >> reporter: with corn stalks crunching under his feet, richard goes to harvest. thanks to the summer's drought, the field corn is fried to a crisp. in blistering 90 degree heat, not much else to do but climb into the combine and mow down the stalks. >> you put a lot of money and time and effort into it. then you see no return. it's a hard thing to do. >> reporter: hard for every farmer in the midwest whose crops are virtually a total loss. this is so brittle. i mean, what is left in here? what is left in here? >> there's nothing. this one has -- it's basically died right before production. >> reporter: it's like dust. he'll salvage the little he can. maybe five bush shells of grain an acre. >> i'll turn the cows to the field. they can eat leaves
NBC
Sep 3, 2012 5:30pm PDT
? still under water after isaac the storm in the gulf is over but the problems are not. in the midwest, did the rain make any dent in the terrible drought? battling back. she survived one horrie day. tonight a determined woman competes on the world stage in a whole new way. and dressed for success. prince harry makes his first public appearance since that embarrassing over exposure in las vegas. embarrassing over exposure in las vegas. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. i'm kate snow in for brian tonight. on this labor day as americans enjoy the traditional last weekend of summer and a lot of kids are heading back to school, president obama and the democrats are preparing for their big moment. it is their turn to make their case that the president deserves four more years. their convention opens tomorrow in north carolina, and tonight as thousands of democrats descend on the city of charlotte republicans have already begun their counterattack, asking a question that we've heard before -- are you better off now than you were four y
NBC
Sep 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. jim vance is on assignment at the democratic national convention. >>> the remnants of hurricane isaac could cause hask for tomorrow's commute. >> doug kammerer tells us what to expect. >> you add in everybody going to work and school and you are dealing with a mess on the roadways because of the weather too. the dew point of 74, humidity way up there right now. we have a heat index of 82 at this hour. it shows you the moisture in the atmosphere. all we need is a spark. the remnants of isaac are off to our west. and more rain up in the baltimore area where they have seen a lot of rain during the day today. this is the rain to the south that will make its way up here throughout the rest of the night. is it not moving through the area very fast. some areas could see 1 to 2 inches of rain overnight and into tomorrow morning. you will most likely need the umbrella as you step out. it may not be raining when you step out the front door but when you come home. the temperatures between 69 and 75 degrees. once again any rain that does fall tomorrow could be on the heavy side. >> the threat of
CBS
Sep 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
of hurricane isaac passing over the mid mississippi and lower ohio valleys right now. it's bringing threats of heavy rain and isolated tornadod. the storm is responsible for seven deaths in the u.s. alone, five in louisiana and two in mississippi, now the long and expensive clean-up and we'll have more on isaac coming up a bit later in the broadcast. >>> president barack obama began his road to charlotte tour today as he heads toward next week's democratic national convention. from the next four days he'll campaign in battleground states as well as visit the hurricane ravaged gulf coast. the challenger, gop presidential candidate mitt romney also campaigning in the battleground states. hoping to keep the momentum from last week's republican national convention. drew levinson reports both men took jabs at one another out on the campaign trail today. >> reporter: president barack obama went to iowa. the state which four years ago propelled him to the white house. [ cheering and applause ] the president mocked what was said at the republican national convention. >> let me recap it for you. eve
CBS
Sep 3, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. we have the remnants of isaac still out to the west. you see the moisture spinning in ohio and the moisture also ts our way. mostly cloudy skies and some showers and thunderstorms south and east of us. going to switch it over to just the dopplers now. you can see we have the lightning going on in the bay, especially with this cell here toward annapolis. other showers south and southwest of town. everything moving north and east. so the stuff we're seeing east of i-95 moving into charles county, this is attacking that way. there's a very heavy cell, colonial beach, the northern neck, you're probably going to see this rain the next one to two hours. this cell is moving up this week but queenstown up to chester towntown, will have to worry about that in the immediate future. strong downpours in these thunderstorms and that's really going to be a problem in some spots. full forecast coming up in a few minutes. jc? >>> a suicide bomber attacked a u.s. government vehicle in pakistan today. two pakistanis were killed and more than a dozen others were injured, including two america
Univision
Aug 31, 2012 11:35pm PDT
gobierno federal desistió investigar a joe arpaio. >> aunque isaac se desvanece, las lluvias continúan, los precios de la gasolina suben. >> enrique peña nieto ya es oficialmente el presidente electo de méxico, la izquierda anuncia jornadas de protestas. >> neil amstrom fue enterrado hoy en una ceremonia privada, vamos con toda la información. >> ♪. >> este es su noticiero univisión, edición nocturna, con lilia calderón y enrique acevecedo. >> soy félix de bedout. >> hace pocas horas joe arpaio salió favorecido de una determinación del gobierno federal. >> vamos con los detalles. >> la fiscalía anuncio que cierra la investigación sobre el sheriff de maricopa joe arpaio, se le investigaba por haberse aliado con un compañero. >> estoy feliz con que me hayan cerrado la investigación, nunca tuve nada malo. >> pensaron que tenía las pruebas o dejan eso para otro día. >> también escuchó los testimonios de los demás, los activistas dijeron estar decepcionados con la información. >> sí, acá todos los activistas que apoyaban esto. >> esto no afecta a la que le sigue del g
MSNBC
Sep 1, 2012 4:00am PDT
strong isaac sweeps through the midwest at this hour. in some parts the storm is helping more than hurting. >>> the road to charlotte, president obama takes the first step towards the democratic national convention with a march through swing states. >>> new polls from the gop convention. did mitt romney get any bounce after his big speech thursday night? >>> labor day travel. there could be at least one record set when it comes to driving this weekend. we'll bring you those details. a very good morning, everyone. welcome to "weekends with alex witt." we're going to get to what's happening right now and that is isaac. the remnants of this storm slowly moving through the midwest bringing new trouble but drought relief to some parts. this is people on the gulf coast just beginning to assess the storm's impact. power crews are restoring electricity in louisiana, but more than half a million people are without service. in mississippi, nearly 3600 customers are without power. our cameras flew with the coast guard over louisiana' flooded areas, more than 5,000 people remain in shelters an
CBS
Sep 3, 2012 5:00am EDT
tomorrow and wednesday with isaac still around, at least in the form of low pressure and showers and thunderstorms. it's still to our west. the next couple of days still will be on the unsettled side. here's a look at the day planner -- or temperatures, excuse me. there we go. sunrise isn't till about 6:39 or so, 6:40. it's going to take a while to get light this morning. noon 80 degrees. we're only going to get into the low 80s. some spots even staying in the upper 70s with scattered showers and storms. right now a very muggy 75 in d.c. we do have 60s in garrett county and also in harrisonburg, stanton area but the rest of the area all in the low to mid-70s except annapolis which is at 79 degrees. scattered showers this morning. had some heavy ones in spots last night but this morning just want to show you here we are in fairfax county down through areas just west of 95, south of haymarket there in prince william and down to the south on 95 near stafford. >>> good morning. things are looking great outside all around the beltway and northbound on i-95 the. as you come up from dal
CNN
Sep 1, 2012 9:00am PDT
hit with katrina. again, first hit with isaac and really took a great impact from that storm. you sense that frustration from him. he is really pushing the crews to get here and get that job done. >> we saw so many rescues taking place there. where did people go? have they had the space or room for so many displaced people? >> reporter: many of the shelters, and there are several throughout the area, the shelters are all over and they're full. people are using the shelters. a lot of people are out of their homes right now. we're talking here in this area. we know at least 12,000 people are without power. we're talking about hundreds of homes that are underwater. it's a lot of people that have to find a place to stay. so right now from what we understand the shelters are doing the job. there's room for people. but, you know, people want life to return to normal. so part of that, as the sheriff indicates, is making sure the power gets restored to this parish. >> right. it's going to take time to resume normalcy. thanks so much. george howl, we appreciate it. >>> isaac left lingering
CBS
Sep 2, 2012 5:30pm PDT
hurricane isaac floodwaters remain hundreds of thousands without power, the courage of a long time congregation refuses to give up. work on the dumbarton bridge on schedule,,,,,,,,,, ,,,, >>> construction on the dumbarton bridge moves on schedule that means it is still closed, remained shut down until 5:00 a.m. tuesday morning, workers jacked up a portion of the bridge to make way for new bearings part of the project to strengthen the bridge to withstand earthquakes the entire project expected to end on time early next year. will have a live update at 630. san francisco fremont street still closed, part of the new trends bay transit center project it to shut off from howard to mission streets crews work on the underground rail level also installing a temporary bridge to keep traffic moving. go to cbs s f dot com to check on traffic conditions for both closures. more than 240,000 people without power in wake up hurricane isaac. floodwaters' prompt evacuation's. isaac's devastation did not dampen the spirits of a congregations in the west louisiana church. >>> songs of hope and faith
ABC
Aug 31, 2012 5:30pm PDT
and we'll ha >>> welcome to "world news." tonight, isaac's wrath. the storm of the summer putting new communities on alert tonight in the nation's heartland while in the gulf, fear about what is in that water. >> the sheriff just came off the water and told us we have to get out. >> while we'll all be feeling isaac's wrath at the gas pump this weekend. >>> hot seat. mitt romney looking for a bounce after the biggest speech of his life but was he upstaged by an altogether different performance? >> i won't shut up. it's my turn. >>> gravy train. the railroad worker who won $300 million in the powerball and his secret for picking the right numbers. >>> and hometown heroes. the father and son who raced into danger to save their neighbors. our "persons of the week." >>> good evening. as we come on the air tonight isaac is on the move, heading north. take a look at the map. lumbering through the midwest, families from arkansas to indiana bracing for a stormy holiday weekend ahead. and in isaac's wake, images like these, misery across the gulf coast. entire neighborhoods under water. and
CBS
Aug 31, 2012 5:30pm PDT
>> pelley: tonight, now we >> pelley: tonight, now we know the toll from isaac. the floods recede to reveal the loss. eveal were the expendables. >> pelley: mark strassmann with families facing a long recovery. famie dean reynolds finds americans who hope isaac will be wh their salvation. as the new republican nominee, mitt romney tries to forget clint eastwood. >> so, mr. president, how do you handle promises you've made? >> the g.o.p. hears the president's answer. >> don't you believe it. here's the truth. >> pelley: reports from jan crawford, anthony mason, and bob schieffer. and "on the road" with steve hartman. a silent soldier hears the call of duty. >> 60 years later. still checking on his guys. cbaptioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, the storm cleared over the gulf coast today and the full impact of hurricane katrina is now becoming clear. the first hurricane to hit the u.s. this season left at least ve peoeople dead. more than 20 inches of rain combined with the storm surge raft whole neighborhoods underwater
CBS
Sep 3, 2012 4:30am EDT
hurricane isaac peeled the roof off the building. the doors were nearly swollen shut and the bishop said everything inside was ruined from the pulpit to the kitchen and his own office. now it's all gone? >> it's all gone, yes, but we're still here. >> reporter: they have been here for 19 years. they've never missed a sunday service and refused to let isaac break that record and their spirit. >> the building is gone but my faith is still in god. my faith wasn't in this building. >> reporter: the damage to the building and laplace left this woman in tears. she said most of the church's congregation is now homeless. >> that's why i'm crying. we come here on sunday morning. you can't imagine the love we show in this small church here. >> reporter: many of the roadways in laplace are still submerged and so is the area high school. hundreds of homes were flooded but with the water receding, neighbors are now stacking their ruined possessions on their front lawns for trash collectors to pick up. >> i don't care. whatever you lose, if you have hope, you still have something to hold on to. >> rep
CNN
Sep 1, 2012 5:00am PDT
. thanks for waking up with us. we start the hour with isaac, the storm that continues to drench the gulf coast. so far the storm is being blamed for four deaths in louisiana and mississippi. one couple was found in this house in their flooded kitchen. the heavy rains have also caused massive flooding and it is not done yet. more rain could push levees past their breaking point for keeping an eye on that. isaac has had a lot to do with rising gas prices. right now the national average is $3.83 for a gallon of regular unleaded. that's up $0.08 in the last week. some stations in the south have seen a 20% bump in the last week. a lot is because of closures of oil rigs and refineries in the path of isaac. >>> to politics, the democratic convention in charlotte, north carolina. it starts tuesday with jimmy carter and michelle obama on the list of first day speakers. we'll have more from charlotte coming up in just a couple of minutes. >>> people are still talking about clint eastwood's speech at the republican convention. he was given topics by the romney campaign but the rest was up to him. t
NBC
Sep 1, 2012 5:00am EDT
. >> and scattered clouds, as well, and surprisingly, moisture from isaac is getting closer to us. yesterday it was way to the west in missouri and arkansas and moving into iowa and it was hot yesterday. today, it will be warm, a little more humid and that moisture from that storm will get closer to us. it's showing up on radar now nearby. let's look at our h.d. doppler radar. you can see that out in garrett county we are seeing shower activity and in west virginia, thunderstorm activity going on at this stage of the game. this is all sliding to the east, the initial moisture, not a major part of the forecast today but it is part of the holiday weekend forecast. i'll detail that coming up in a few minutes. >> things are revving up down the for the start of the second annual baltimore grand prix. >> some of the most skilled drivers of the world are weaving their high octane cars through the streets. george lettis has more. >> the speed is neck twisting. >> 80 miles per hour. >> the sound is ear crackling and the skill is simply amazing. >> it's best thing i've ever seen. >> on friday, qualify
NBC
Sep 3, 2012 4:30am EDT
orleans before tomorrow's dnc kickoff. >>> mystery ship. isaac's pounding surf washes up what could be a civil war-era vessel. >>> and, royal sea england's prince andrew goes to great heights for a good cause. >> this is "early today" for monday, september 3rd, 2012. >> hello and very good morning to you. i'm veronica de la cruz. we begin with labor day on the campaign trail. while much of the country has the day off, president obama will be hard at work before heading to the democratic national convention tomorrow. nbc's tracie potts joins us live from charlotte with the details. traci, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, everyone. i'm standing in front of the stadium where we will see president obama speak here in charlotte later in the week. but first he is on a campaign trip that he calls road to charlotte. today he'll be in ohio and storm-ravaged louisiana. but first, take a look. the president in boulder, colora colorado, on sunday talking about the republicans' convention last week. as the president put it, there were hard truths but nobody told us what they were. some p
ABC
Sep 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. it is tropical moisture, the leftovers from what was once hurricane isaac. just some showers around the state. primarily the north eastern corner. there's much more moresture down to the south. just about over lexington kentucky. more showers overnight maybe the rumble of thunder is possible. the better chance for storms will come after midday tomorrow. but there are still showers in the out look. we're going to see a lot of this. so we'll talk about when we finally dry things out coming up. >>> a stray bullet kills an incident bystander. >> she leaves behind a fiancee and an one-year-old son and a family trying to get through the shock of all of this. christian schaffer talked to them tonight. >> the victim in this case was not the intended target of the shooting which happened early sunday morning. she was standing more than a block away from the gunman talking to her aunt. she has become the most recent victim of gun violence. >> a smile. >> reporter: she graduated from kenwood high in 2008 and worked at a local bank. she was at a party at her aunt's in northeast baltimore on saturday. two
CNN
Sep 2, 2012 2:00pm PDT
in the after math of what was hurricane isaac. it is about 30 miles northeast of new orleans near the mississippi line. residents are worried about the pearl river and a canal connected to it. both wer swollen by rain from what was hurricane isaac now only remnants continue to turn. let's focus on slidell right now. george howell is there. you got a look at one of the stars of the show, "swamp people." how did that come about? >> reporter: we got a first-hand look and got to see what is happening on the river. right now we are on an offshoot of the pearl river. the water is slowly but surely still rising. we were able to go out and give you a better look at exactly what is happening. no better way to show you what we are talking about than to take you out on the river. what you see here is the pearl river, some eight to nine feet higher than it typically is. you are seeing this river so high because of all of this storm water, all the rain that came in from hurricane isaac has to go somewhere. it is effecting a lot of communities. officials are also concerned about a navigational
NBC
Sep 1, 2012 9:00am EDT
of moisture we've had here this morning not really related to isaac. this is a front trying to come in from the north and it will be with us all weekend long in some manner shape or form and eventually some of the moisture from isaac will work into the game, too. here the radar echoes across the town, i've circled baltimore and the beltway as a reference point. it's from the northwest passing to the east. there were more significant showers west of us this morning but a lot of this stuff has dried up moving towards the bay. a wider picture of what's going on, we will talk about the weekend coming up in a minute. >> things revving up downtown the start of the second annual baltimore grand prix. >> some of the most skilled drivers in the world will be weaving high octane race car along city streets for the second annual grand prix of baltimore. here george lettis with more. >> the speed is neck twisting. >> 180 miles per hour. >> the sound is ear crackling and the skill is simply amazing. >> it's the best thing i've ever seen. >> on friday, qualifying races began so the grand prix of baltimor
ABC
Sep 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning, america. this morning, path of destruction. the remnants of isaac now pushing north, as millions more are at risk of flooding. along the gulf, shows are left homeless. and the threat of dams bursting is not over yet. all of this is pushing your gas prices even higher. >>> breaking overnight, this 17-year-old girl, abducted from her home. police say she's being held for ransom. an amber alert across two states this morning. >>> abc news exclusive. the hollywood mom forced to give up her children. a judge's final ruling, they must live with their dad halfway around the world. she's now fighting back. and kelly rutherford speaking out for the first time, joining us this morning. >>> he's the man caught on tape with the winning lotto ticket worth $52 million. but no one knew who was he. all of california looking for him. now, this mystery millionaire has been revealed. >>> good morning, everyone. dan's off enjoying the labor day weekend. we're happy to have our legal analyst, dan abrams. >> great to be here. >> great to see you again, dan. we're thinking of our goo
NBC
Aug 31, 2012 5:30pm PDT
>>> on our broadcast tonight from new orleans, hard hit. isaac has moved out but it's brought a wave of misery to millions of people here along the gulf coast. tonight the death toll is rising. entire neighborhoods are still under water. for the most part new orleans passed the most important post katrina test. we will talk to the mayor about what went right and what went wrong. and about last night, in tampa mitt romney's big moment. a more personal side of the candidate than audiences have seen before but did clint eastwood's opening act steal the show? eastwood's opening act steal the show? "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. what a couple days it's been, from the gop convention to the hurricane here along the gulf coast, and so after wrapping up our convention coverage we wanted to come here to new orleans to check on what the storm did and did not do to the city and region starting with this number. about 500,000 people here in louisiana are going to be heading into another night tonight without power. the storm hit h
NBC
Sep 3, 2012 5:00am EDT
the stations will not reopen until 7:00 this morning. >>> now, as hurricane isaac leaves the gulf coast region, president obama will get an up close look at the devastation. he will travel to louisiana today to meet with officials. last week he declared federal emergencies in parts of the emergency including the region and mississippi. he wanted to speed up federal aid. janet napolitano and gop presidential candidate mitt romney have also visited the area in the past few days. and even though isaac is long gone, its impact is still being felt for millions across the gulf coast. the storms are responsible for at least seven deaths in the region. hundreds of thousands are still without power, including more than 200,000 in louisiana. on top of all of this damage the army corps of engineers is looking at whether the levees installed after hurricane katrina caused flooding in other areas. >> going to put this system up, which is a good thing. it's a good thing. it stopped the city from flooding. it's a good thing. we're not going to worry about where we're pushing the water. >> it would have reduc
CBS
Sep 3, 2012 6:00am EDT
thanks to isaac and what's left of isaac still throwing moisture in our direction along with a lot of folks in the eastern u.s. still about 40 minutes or so till sunrise. 80 degrees by noon. we'll have scattered showers and storms at times today. it's not going to rain all day. that threat, though, is with us. even this morning we have some showers. high temperatures in the lower 80s. it is a sticky morning. humidity levels are way up. it's 70 now in winchester and martinsburg. 72 in leesburg this morning along with bill in newland. got 74 from prince frederick and bowie. 77 sticky degrees in reidville. kind of disgusting out there this morning. 78 in annapolis. looking at the satellite and radar from yesterday afternoon and evening, yes, big time showers and storms over toward d.c. had some flooding last night. we'll get you up to date on that with kristin fisher in just a moment. this morning isolated showers is what we're looking at down here in prince william county trying to get into southern fairfax county. 234 just clear now if you're taking that from manassas down toward 95
NBC
Sep 1, 2012 5:30pm PDT
the gulf coast as remnants of isaac move through the drought-stricken heartland. why heavy rain turns out to be the last thing they need right now. >>> at risk. thousands of visitors to of the country's most popular tourist spots, warned they may have been exposed to a deadly virus. >>> record highs. gas prices soaring, more expensive on a labor day weekend than ever before. >>> field of dreams with an eye-popping price tag. one high school taking friday night lights to the extreme. >>> good evening. they are the traditional sign posts of summer's last gasp, labor day, back-to-school shopping, the start of college football and in this election year, the start of the two toughest months in politics. this half-time weekend between the republican and democratic conventions has given both mitt romney and president obama plenty to say as they crisscross the country today. romney fresh off his nomination, trumpeting the anti obama themes in this gop convention. the president on the road to charlotte today reminding voters of what republicans didn't talk about. in a moment we'll check in with ro
MSNBC
Sep 3, 2012 2:00am PDT
kickoff. >>> mystery ship. isaac's founding surf washes up what would be a civil war-era vessel. >>> and royal feat. england's prince andrew goes to great heights for a good cause. this is "first look" on msnbc. >>> we begin this morning with labor day on the campaign trail. while much of the country has the day off, president obama will be hard at work before heading to the democratic national convention tomorrow. tracie potts has details. >> reporter: good morning from charlotte. this is the stadium where president obama will speak later in the week. first, he's doing a tour of battleground states. >> hello, colorado. >> reporter: president obama's road to charlotte stops in battleground, ohio and storm-ravaged louisiana today. sunday, in colorado, he slammed last week's gop convention in tampa. >> there were a lot of talk about hard truths and bold choices. but the interesting thing was, nobody ever bothered to tell us what they were. >> reporter: and while mitt romney went to church in new hampshire. >> good morning. >> reporter: he sent running mate, paul ryan, on the campa
MSNBC
Sep 3, 2012 2:30am PDT
kickoff. >>> mystery ship. isaac's pounding surf washes up what could be anwar-era vessel. >>> and royal feat. prince andrew goes to great heights for a good cause. those stories and more straight ahead. this is "first look" on msnbc. >>> we begin this morning with labor day on the campaign trail. while much of the country has the day off, president obama will be hard at work before heading to the democratic national convention tomorrow. tracie potts joins us from charlotte with the details. tracie, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning from charlotte. this is the stadium where president obama will speak later in the week. first, he's doing a tour of battleground states. >> hello, colorado. >> reporter: president obama's road to charlotte stops in battleground ohio and storm-ravaged, louisiana. sunday in colorado, he slammed the gop convention in tampa. >> there was a lot of talk about hard truths and bold choices. but the interesting thing was, nobody ever bothered to tell us what they were. >> reporter: while mitt romney went to church in new hampshire. >> good morning. >> rep
ABC
Sep 3, 2012 4:30am EDT
the remnants of isaac and it's spinning across the ohio valley and will slide off towards the east and we will get some of that rain the remnants in here as we go through today, tomorrow and basically through the week. we are working with stalled out front around virginia. and that's going to add to the rainfall totals as we go through time. temperature wise this morning, though, well above average. good morning edgewood at 74 -- 74. 73 in stevensville. chesapeake beach at 73. hanover. westminster and also megan. >>> days before the national convention gets underway democrats spent the weekend out on the stump. joe biden was in pennsylvania and wisconsin and the president continued his road to charlotte tour taking him through colorado and louisiana before the final stop in north carolina. we have the story. >> reporter: with dnc preparations in full swing, this week it's all about the democrats. downtown charlotte north carolina is getting ready for the convention. meanwhile, advisers to both president obama and mitt romney battled it out on the sunday talk shows. >> when he took office
ABC
Sep 5, 2012 5:00pm EDT
toward maryland and potentially a redeveloping storm from the remnants of isaac on the gulf coast. in an case the rest of the evening 80s, warm and humid. we'll have more coming up. >> if you want to be on the know, just head to abc2news.com/weather to learn how to download our weather app. you can also get that storm shield app which will alert you when severe weather pops up in your neighborhood. >>> we have some new video tonight out of prince george's county. a police officer is facing charges after a surveillance video shows him hitting a man with a gun. the incident happened in february, but it was just released. >> reporter: on the video the 19-year-old enters the frame first. the officer swings and hits dorm in the face with the service weapon. watch it again. corporal taylor said the gun fired as he was being assaulted and the teen reached for the bell. >> the video shows that he attacked my client. hit him in the head with the gun. >> reporter: the incident happened in february in brentwood when taylor and his partner spotted him walk into a gas station. no crime was com
CBS
Sep 4, 2012 7:00pm EDT
and now he is charged with child neglect and drunken driving. >> one week ago today, hurricane isaac made land fall in louisiana and now we are getting the first official damage numbers from that storm. louisiana's office of emergency preparedness says isaac damaged 13,000 homes in the state. but a spokeswoman says that number can still grow because the assessment teams are blocked. now that is also keeping the power crews from getting the light back on. 38,000 homes are without electricity and 1300 people are stuck in shelters. >> and the remnants of isaac giving us a chance for more rain and storms. we have a yellow alert for the rest of today. anything we need to worry about tonight? >> a couple showers and storms west of us. it's some kind of tropical out here and courtesy of what is left of isaac. let's start with the radar and we'll lack at showers and storms now out southwest of romney. well west of 81. we'll watch these overnight. some showers and thunderstorms. we'll zoom in a little bit. a couple sprinkles. you aren't seeing any yellow and red. nothing near the ball park. that
NBC
Sep 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
power in louisiana and as a result of hurricane isaac. dozens of utility trucks from across the country went to help. about 70% of the city still is without electricity. in the race for the white house, mitt romney is back on the campaign trail in ohio. romney told a large crowd his agenda will bring a winning season back to america. president obama spent his saturday and another key battleground states, iowa, talking about moving the country forward. the democratic national convention believes -- against tuesday. today was the final day of business for fields pharmacy. since 1892, it has sold everything from cards to cosmetics. fields served its final customers. for some, it is bittersweet. 50 years of coming to one place. lunch, dinner, bringing my mother, my sister, the whole family. we have enjoyed this wonderful -- >> is a pike still institution. >> they displayed a sign banking customers for all of their years of support. i grew up going to fields. i am sad to see it go. great food. >> we have some rain. strong thunderstorms west of town. we will look at that. the last crop of sum
NBC
Sep 3, 2012 11:00am EDT
pretty soggy. i'll tell you how much rain we could get. >> bracing for more rain. thank you. >>> isaac has come and gone, but the storm left a trail of devastation in its wake. president obama will visit the storm-ravaged region later today. he'll tour louisiana and review recovery and response efforts. the president declared federal emergencies in louisiana and mississippi. right now hundreds of thousands of people are still without power including more than 200,000 in louisiana alone. the storm is to blame already for at least seven deaths. >>> most of new orleans avoided isaac's floodwaters thanks to new levees built after hurricane katrina, but there's some controversy over whether those levees sent all that excess water where it sent it. some louisiana residents say the levees deveiverted the floodwat to other parts of the state. >> the flood system a good thing. it stopped the city from flooding. it's a good thing. but you're not going to worry about where you're pushing the water. >> we would not have built a system that would have induced flooding in other places. >> the corps
CNN
Sep 1, 2012 2:00pm PDT
of isaac is moving north but storm-related problems are lingering. flood waters may not recede for days in plaquemines parish, louisiana. >>> taliban militants are claiming responsibility for a double suicide bombing that killed 13 people in central afghanistan today. one bomber attacked a joint u.s./afghan military base on foot before another detonated a truck bomb. 78 people are wounded. no international service members were killed in the attack. gunfire and explosions are echoing across syria today as fierce fighting reportedly rages in several regions. in syria's largest city of aleppo a young man climbs through the rubble left behind from weeks of street battles and heavy shelling. the opposition says at least 134 people were killed today. apologies from the company that makes thalidomide the medicine that caused thousands of birth defects in the 1950s and 1960s. the head of the german drug maker says he regrets the side effects and admits the company has been silent all these years since it was pulled from the market. the head of a survivors group says an apology is not enough. >>
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